Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .318 in Westley Richards Accellerated Express

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .318 in Westley Richards Accellerated Express

Object Number

XX.4022

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimless bottlenecked brass case, with a large brass primer. The bullet is conical with a composite nickel and copper jacket

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.329 in
CaseLength2.38 in
OverallLength3.38 in

Calibre

.318 in

Inscriptions and Marks

W.R.

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

F.G.Barnes. Cartridges of the World, 6th Ed.
G.Hoyem. History & Development of Small Arms Ammo. Vol 3.